Saint Thomas Aquinas Essay by Master Researcher

Saint Thomas Aquinas
This paper analyzes the impact of Saint Thomas Aquinas on modern society.
# 84749 | 2,250 words | 8 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Philosophy (Religion) , Religion and Theology (General)

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This paper examines the impact of Saint Thomas Aquinas on modern society and points out how it is important to note that his articulation of his natural law doctrine has been very influential for more than seven centuries. The paper explains that this influence has extended beyond philosophy and religion, because Aquinas conceived of natural law within a much larger context of human actions and their place in the order of creation.

From the Paper:

"As Braybrooke (2003) notes, Aquinas' conception of natural law has had a major impact on human society, primarily because his natural law doctrine "articulates a 'philosophical' ethics within a 'theological' understanding of God and the universe without compromising the integrity of either the philosophical or the theological enterprises.""

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